The Green Papers: 2007 Off Year Election
 
Copyright www.flags.net/UNST.htm 110th Congress
(2007-2008)
House Seats by State

This is a list of the current House seats and the incumbents occupying them. All 435 of these seats are up for election on 4 November 2008.

There have been 4 deaths, 2 resignations, and 0 changes of party affiliation in the 110th House.

  • Congressman J. Dennis Hastert (Republican, Illinois, CD 14) announced his retirement on 17 August 2007 and resigned 26 November 2007.
  • Congressman Nicola Tsongas (Democrat, Massachusetts House CD 5) was elected 16 October 2007 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Martin T. "Marty" Meehan (Democrat, Massachusetts House CD 5) resigned 1 July 2007 to become Chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
  • Congressman Juanita Millender-McDonald (Democrat, California CD 37) passed away 22 April 2007 at the age of 68 from cancer.
  • Congressman Charles Whitlow "Charlie" Norwood (Republican, Georgia CD 10) passed away 13 February 2007 at the age of 65 from lung and liver cancer.
  • Congressman Paul E. Gillmor (Republican, Ohio CD 5) passed away suddenly 5 September 2007 at the age of 68.
  • Congressman Jo Ann S. Davis (Republican, Virginia CD 1) passed away 6 October 2007 at the age of 57 from breast cancer.
  • Congressman Robert Latta (Republican, Ohio CD 5) was elected 11 December 2007 to fill the vacant seat.
  • Congressman Rob Wittman (Republican, Virginia CD 1) was elected 11 December 2007 to fill the vacant seat.

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Illinois  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 10 Democratic, 8 Republican, 1 Vacancy

CD 14
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Republican Congressman J. Dennis Hastert
First elected: 1986
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Vacant Office - Announced retirement on 17 August 2007 effective at the end of his current term. 18 October update: Congressman Hastert announced he would resign before the end of his current term but did not provide a date. 26 November 2007 update: Congressman J. Dennis Hastert resigned his seat today. Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich has 5 days to announce the date of a Special Election to fill the vacant seat. That day could be 5 February 2008.

Indiana  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 4 Democratic, 4 Republican, 1 Vacancy

CD 7
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Democratic Congressman Julia M. Carson
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Vacant Office - We extend our condolences to the family and friends of Congressman Julia M. Carson who passed away on Saturday 15 December 2007 from lung cancer. She was first elected in 1996. On 2 November 2007 Congressman Carson officially requested a medical leave through 14 December 2007. She announced that she had terminal lung cancer on 25 November 2007 and the following day, announced her retirement.

Mississippi  2-year term. Election Cycle 2008, 2010. No Term Limit.
Partisan Composition: 2 Democratic, 1 Republican, 1 Vacancy

CD 1
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Republican Congressman Roger F. Wicker
First elected: 1994
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008
Vacant Office - On 31 December 2007, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour chose Congressman Roger Wicker to fill the vacant U.S. Senate Class 1 seat until the 4 November 2008 special election is held.

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
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Major Third Parties
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Other Third Parties
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Independents
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Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
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Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.

FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.


 


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